2014-05-01

Detour ahead for I-75



FLINT TWP. — Northbound interstate traffic to and through Flint Township will need to take a roundabout approach for several days next week. MDOT has scheduled construction work that will close the northbound leg of I-75 between I-475 and U.S. 23 beginning May 4-8. Northbound through traffic will be routed to I-475 to reconnect with I-75 in Mt. Morris Township. […]

Twp. board rejects tavern license request




FLINT TWP. — The township board is not in favor of a tavern license requested by the Great Lakes Sandwich Company on Corunna Road and unanimously rejected it. Trustees Barb Vert and George Menoutes were absent. The decision was based on a recommendation from the police department to deny the request. “I have a list here of multiple violations of […]

In brief



Meet three Michigan authors at Barnes & Noble FLINT TWP. — Michigan authors Wally Miars, Daniel Apperson and Victor Lacca will be featured at a book signing event, 2-4 p.m. May 3 at Barnes & Noble bookstore, Genesee Valley Center shopping mall. Miars, of Charlotte, wrote “Alone Together,” about insights gained from his Great American Adventures hike through the world-famous […]

Lane Bryant moves to new spot




FLINT TWP. — Lane Bryant, one of the original retailers at Genesee Valley Center, is celebrating its 44th year of business at the mall with a move to a new location. The store has relocated to a unit formerly occupied by a Ruby Tuesday restaurant, which has an exterior entrance only directly accessible from the mall parking lot between the […]

HealthPlus insurance seminars held at library



FLINT — HealthPlus will partner with the Genesee District Library resulting in mid-Michigan’s largest health insurer providing six 45-minute seminars about lowcost health insurance options for county residents. The seminars are at GDL locations throughout Genesee County, are free to the public and require no reservation. MTA bus routes serve each library location. HealthPlus representatives will discuss affordable insurance options […]

In brief



Consumers sponsoring conference today GENESEE COUNTY — Consumers Energy will serve as the host sponsor for next week’s ACI National Home Performance Conference and Trade Show in Detroit, the nation’s leading educational and training event for professionals who work in the home energy-efficiency industry. More than 1,000 home performance professionals are expected to attend the three-day conference from April 29-May […]

GM Foundation donates $80,000 through grants



GENESEE COUNTY — The General Motors Foundation announced grants on April 25 totaling $80,000 to support programs at 13 Flint-area nonprofits and organizations that serve children, adults and seniors and address environmental issues in the community. This is the fifth consecutive year the GM Foundation has issued Plant City Grants in the Flint, bringing its local funding support total to […]

Softball team routs SWA for first win




The Cavaliers broke through for their first wins of season in a big way Monday, routing Flint Southwestern Academy, 21-2 and 12-3, in a Saginaw Valley League- South Division doubleheader at Southwestern. Madison Cox won the opener, striking out 11 while allowing just three hits and one walk. Jessica McClung won the second game, allowing five hits and striking out […]

Cavs’ golfers slosh through Lapeer Tune-up




LAPEER — Give Carman- Ainsworth golfers credit for just getting through the Lapeer Tune-up last Friday. The Cavaliers and 22 other teams braved a day-long rain and temperatures in the 40s to slog through 18 holes and five hours of golf on a difficult and hilly course. Carman-Ainsworth wound up in 23rd place, shooting 494 on the par-72 layout. Charlton […]

Sports Shorts



Holmes first running back selected EAST LANSING — Carman-Ainsworth grad and Michigan State redshirt freshman Gerald Holmes was the first running back selected in MSU’s annual spring game draft on April 23. Holmes was a member of the victorious White squad, which defeated the Green 20-13. Holmes is currently sitting at No. 4 on the spring depth chart at the […]